Talk:Oliver Wolcott House

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which pics are right, which Oliver Wolcott House[edit]

Photo 1 labelled "Oliver Wolcott House"

I'm going to remove the photo here from the article, as i think it is not the right house. I'll add another pic or two which are of what I believe to be the house, and which match up better to what's in the NRHP nomination doc's accompanying photos. I wonder if this pic here is of a different Oliver Wolcott House, i think there are more than one in Litchfield for Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Oliver Wolcott senior. In general, Litchfield is very confusing with many similar looking houses, all terribly historical. Several of the accompanying photos in the 1967 NHL nom for Litchfield Historic District are labelled variously as "House on South or North Street, i am not sure" by the otherwise meticulous documenter, Charles Snell. --doncram (talk) 20:15, 27 August 2010 (UTC)

This picture is of the Litchfield Public Library (Oliver Wolcott Library [1]), which is also known as the Oliver Wolcott, Jr., House. It is further south at 160 South Street. --Polaron | Talk 20:32, 27 August 2010 (UTC)
Ah, yes, I believe that's quite right. I have some pics of the now-library one, including inside pics and an exterior pic or two of the modern library extension running out back. It's quite nice, probably worth a separate article as Oliver Wolcott Library or Litchfield Public Library perhaps. Have you visited there? If anyone does, you'll want to stop by the library (or perhaps the historical society on the Green, which wasn't open when i was there) to get a copy of the walking tour map, by the way. --doncram (talk) 20:38, 27 August 2010 (UTC)